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Descriptor English: Ethnopharmacology
Descriptor Spanish: Etnofarmacología
Descriptor Portuguese: Etnofarmacologia
Descriptor French: Ethnopharmacologie
Tree number(s): H01.158.703.015
H02.628.100
I01.076.201.450.654.252
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020834
Scope note: The study of the actions and properties of medicinal agents, often derived from PLANTS, indigenous to populations or ETHNIC GROUPS.
Annotation: specialty; coordinate with geographic term or ethnic group if pertinent; coordinate NIM with specific drug or plant (IM) for ethnopharmacologic aspects of the drug or plant
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Medicine, Traditional (1979-1999)
Pharmacology (1983-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
Entry Version: ETHNOPHARMACOL
Related: Ethnobotany MeSH
Medicine, Traditional MeSH
Pharmacognosy MeSH
Phytotherapy MeSH
Plants MeSH
Plants, Medicinal MeSH
DeCS ID: 34571
Unique ID: D020834
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/08
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Ethnopharmacology - Preferred
Concept UI M0328470
Scope note The study of the actions and properties of medicinal agents, often derived from PLANTS, indigenous to populations or ETHNIC GROUPS.
Preferred term Ethnopharmacology



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